B. Gupta's scientific contributions

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The ingestion of foreign body is one of the important childhood emergency requiring urgent care depending on type and site of impaction. Many a times ingestion remains unrecognized and asymptomatic. We report a similar case of metallic foreign body which passed through anus asymptomatic, in spite of expert surgeon's advice of endoscopic removal.


... Most children are asymptomatic. 8 We present a case of a unique foreign body ingestion in a child. The aim of this case report was to raise awareness among medical personnel that foreign body ingestion may occur in unforeseen situations; therefore requiring high index of suspicion. ...